Controlling surface waves by introducing anisotropy into the conductive backing of planar dielectric slabs

S. K. Podilchak, G. Labate, L. Matekovits

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Abstract

In this summary article a simple and practical design technique is proposed to control surface-waves (SWs) on dielectric substrates. In particular, by introducing a sub-wavelength square array of slots or patches within a conventional ground plane, SW fields can be controlled. An analysis of this new guide configuration is provided and results defining SW propagation along such an air-dielectric interface, grounded with an anisotropic high impedance surface, are studied. Our new approach for field control has applications to new routing circuits, leaky-wave antennas, and other planar structures which operate at microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2015
Place of PublicationPiscataway, NJ
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1427-1428
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781479978069, 9781479978052
ISBN (Print)9781479978076
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Oct 2015
Externally publishedYes
Event17th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2015 - Torino, Italy
Duration: 7 Sep 201511 Sep 2015

Other

Other17th International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications, ICEAA 2015
CountryItaly
CityTorino
Period7/09/1511/09/15

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